By: Jennifer Watson - 582581
Gunpowder is also known as black powder. It holds an important place in the history of chemistry. It is primarily used as a propellent, but it can also explode. Gunpowder was invented in China during the 9th century. The Chinese alchemists made gunpowder by mixing...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Yes, it is true. A 3-D printer that makes edible goodies has been successfully tested and some surprising results are leading humanity closer to real versions of the Star Trek style of food making devices. According to Discover Magazine and many other sources, economical food...
By: Zahra Hamdani
If you were a boys or girls scout, you learned to use the compass as a basic survival skill. Likewise, European explorers traveled to the Americas with the help of the compass. The compass, a device that gives us the directions of north, south, east...
Science Ideology and Religion cannot be Seperated
By: Carl Hair
Can we separate science from ideology? Science can only be separated from ideology by the definition of the two words. Otherwise, they are one in the same. As human beings we are pronged to doubt and disbelief; however, if we see proof that would alter...
By: Amelia Emery
Plastic is one of those materials that is so common and abundant that it is easy to forget how much it has revolutionized the industrial world as well as the every day ordinary things that go on in the lives of the average person. Before...
By: Janet Grischy
Sometimes remarkable effects found by scientific experiment start to seem exaggerated over time. Birds that had been believed to choose the most symmetrical mates turn out to be less selective than once thought. Drugs that were thought to be highly effective are later found to...
The decline effect: Causes and long-term impact on study results
By: Jessica Williford MSHS, CEHT
The decline effect phenomenon occurs over time with public reactions through behavioral modifications due to newly found research and news published as well as popular trends. These findings, data and trends can have positive and also negative effects on the community as well as future...
Inkjet printers may be the future of solar cells
By: Alexander Alemar
The idea of harnessing usable, clean, free energy from the sun is no new idea. The methods involved with the production of traditional photovoltaic (also known as PV) cells are exactly that…traditional. Recently, innovations in the manufacturing process of these energy harnessing components has...
Death in space: Ethical and practical concerns
By: Johnnie D Williams
With the USA and Russia, in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), both planning separate manned missions to Mars in 2030, the concept of death in space is an issue that needs to be addressed. A trip to Mars takes 7 months each way...
By: Alice Lavreigne
In a world in which technology is bringing people from different parts of the globe all together and allowing them to work side-by-side, it is only natural that problems should arise through having speakers of many different languages. It is hoped that science can solve...

 

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